What’s Really Real?

Beautiful calendar by local artist Abacus Corvus I have become a grudging but frequent exerciser. I attend Anita Kurt’s wonderful three morning a week class for seniors, Kathryn Winship’s famous Pilates class on Tuesdays, and sometimes the Zumba class at the Y....

Fast Friends!

Max is posing in his Spiderman costume, but is a bit tired of posing. When I had a psychic reading years ago, I learned that certain people have been appearing and reappearing in our lives as we are reincarnated, but in different roles. For example she told me that in...
What is the worst part of the holidays?

What is the worst part of the holidays?

Taking down Christmas decorations is like unpacking your bags after a much anticipated trip.There has been so much build-up, so much anticipation, and like a flash both are gone in seconds. They combine a sense of exhaustion with sadness and regret. I am slowly...
Don’t travel with me!

Don’t travel with me!

It’s almost time for our September trip to Mexico, and I was reminded about how anxious I get when I am between places. I am a terrible backseat driver on car trips, and exhaust myself bracing for impending car crashes. Ron is a great, safe driver, but I worry about...
Further News of Lorraine and Mac

Further News of Lorraine and Mac

Fictional account of life at 44 Cherry Street in Black Mountain 3×4′ landscape view from Black Mountain by Ann Watcher Recently Lorraine caught a glimpse of herself in the hall mirror of her apartment at 44 Cherry Street, and was horrified by her looks....